PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Officials are trying to determine the cause of a fire that tore through a home in Pawtucket on Friday evening.
The fire broke out at a home on Power Road around 5:30 p.m.
Battalion Chief Joseph Murray of the Pawtucket Fire Department said they believe the fire started on the first floor in the kitchen.
Crews were able to knock the fire down quickly, though Murray said the inside of the home suffered smoke and water damage.
Murray said one firefighter suffered a shoulder injury but is expected to be OK. He also said there were residents inside the home at the time but they were able to get out safely.
According to Murray, four adults and eight children live inside the home and are being assisted by the American Red Cross.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.